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a northern province, and has taliban strongholds in the tribal areas. he's demanding nato supply routes be closed. >> translation: i will raise the issue monday in the national assembly. the nato supply line should be blocked. we will not allow nato supply lines until they stop the drone attacks. >> many people in the pakistani government, military and intelligence agencies are pleased with hakimullah mehsud's death. during his time as leader he was responsible for carrying out several main attacks costing thousands of lives, but he was open to peace talks with the government, and that is threatened as the taliban threatens to avenge his death. >> a 2-year rebellion in the democratic republic of congo could be coming to an end after the m23 group called for a ceasefire. it began after a series of mewettinees north and south kibal. they were supposed to be part of the national army under a peace deal signed on march 23rd 2009. which is how the group got their name. >> they gained attention because it was supported by rwanda, which they have denied. troops found mass graves close to the b
west pakistan says it will block nato supply routes. and the taliban wants revenge. >> this man said he shouldn't have come to work but can't afford to stay home. he fears reprisal attacks by the pakistan taliban after its leader, hakimullah mehsud, was killed in an unmanned drone strike. >> translation: people have stopped coming to market. we are afraid the taliban will attack us. i don't know what to do. >> mohammed's fears is based on experience. his market in peshawar has been attacked several times by the taliban. his uncle was killed last month in a bombing. all across pakistan security is on high alert after the pakistan taliban threatened to revenge hakimullah mehsud's death. saying every drop of blood will be turned into a suicide bomber. as well as the fear there's anger. the interior minister blamed the u.s. >> the efforts have been ambushed. it was not a fire from the front. it was an ambush, and we see it as an ambush. other parties want more than angry words from washington. >> the province in the north is controlled by imran khan. >> i will raise the issue on monday in t
friday near the afghan border and the local government wants to block nato supply routes to afghanistan and we report the taliban want revenge. >> he says he shouldn't have come to work today but says he can't afford to stay home. he tells us he fears attacks by the pakistan taliban after the u.s. killed the leader in an unmanned aerial drone strike. >> translator: people stopped coming to market. we are so afraid the taliban will attack us, i don't know what to do. >> reporter: his fears are based on personal experience. the story teller's market where he works has been attacked several times by the taliban and lost month his uncle was killed in a bombing. and security is on high alert after the pakistan taliban threatened to afenge the death saying the blood will be turned into a suicide bomber. besides the fear there is also anger. in a media briefing on saturday interior minister kahn said they destroyed the efforts. >> it was ambushed and not acquired, it was an ambush and we see it as an ambush. >> reporter: other political parties want more than angry words with washington. an
to discuss the diplomatic issues that may crop up is former ambassador to nato, ambassador, as always it's great to have you on the program. >> thanks to be here. >> without knowing the specifics of what has been collected in the nsa sweeps, to what degree do you believe the privacy of leaders has been violated here, and how much damage does that really do to the united states? >> right, well first off, if you're a foreign leader you walk around with the assumption that foreign intelligence services are targeting your communications. >> well, that was my next question. >> others are trying to do that, and you know it. the question only is really is the united states doing this or not. that's what we're talking about today. but is anybody doing it? of course, lots of countries do that and you know it. that gets total second issue. the fact that it's the united states, that's being raised by our allies as violating a trust that some how we're allies, we are together, and therefore it's inappropriate for us to be listening in. frankly, i think that there is something to that argument, but l
beyond that, reviving economic partnership, the cut off was an unusual step taken because n.a.t.o. accidently, as we say flippantly kill dozens of pakistani soldiers in this case a taliban leader. in the long run the relationship could be improved. there are those experts of the pakistani taliban who believe mama sad's removal could cause the taliban to split. there is a going to be a split. >> they said that this would have an impact on the peace process in pakistan. what about the impact on the peace process in afghanistan trying to engage the taliban in afghanistan as the u.s. prepares to withdraw in 2014. do you see it having an impact at all on that? >> that's a good question. just to point out the pakistani peace process had really not gotten anywhere. this may delay it. but with respect to the afghan peace process there are problems impeding that, recognition, security, suspicions about u.s. motives, and soen, i think that i think what is going to happen is a factor and will need support for any peace process or peace agreement, but i don't think this strike will have a big
nato supply routes to afghanistan be closed. >> i will raise the issue on monday in the national assembly. the nato supply lines should be dropped until drone attacks stop. we will not allow nato supply lines to continue until they stop the drone attacks. >> reporter: >> reporter: during his time as leader, he was responsible for carrying out several major attacks claiming thousands of lives. but he was also open to peace talks with the government, and now that is under threat as the pakistani taliban threatens to avenge his death. tyab, islamabad. >> one lawmaker defended the drone attack. the chair of the house's permanent committee says the attack will protect american troops. >> this is the guy trying to create the problems both for pakistan. he relates with afghanistan taliban. these are the folks that closed 500 schools, most of them girls' schools in the eastern provinces of afghanistan. he is part of the hakani network, which is basically a giant organized crime group operating in the tribal areas of pakistan who have been involved in supporting al-qaeda, taliban, and ot
the leader of the taliban. one politician threatening to cut off nato supply routs. tee t terminal three has reopened. two french journalists are abducted and killed by gunmen in northern mali, the same area where government helped defeat rebel fighters months ago. >> pakistan's government demanded a meeting with the u.s. amdas door in response to the drone attack that killed hakimullah mehsud, the leader of the pakistani taliban. they are accusing the u.s. of interfering with peace talks. >> the efforts have been ambushed. it will - it was not acquired from the front, it was an ambush. we see it as an ambush. >> the chief minister of the province is standing here with me. they have decided that god willing the assembly will pass a unanimous declaration not to allow native supply to -- nato supply to enter the province until the drone attacks are stopped. >> rosa lined joins us. what are pakistani leaders accusing the government of. >> there's two things the pakistani government is accusing the u.s. of doing. one is violating authority, launching an attack on pakistan soil without islamabad'
everybody else is doing it too. they claim some of the information came from nato allies, not u.s. spying. greece has admitted to spying on the u.s. and others in the 1990's at the hearing. james clapper made it clear the u.s. is in good company. >> you believe that the allies have conducted or at any time any type of espionage activity against the united states of america, our intelligence service leaders or otherwise? >> absolutely. >> he said the white house was aware the n.s.a. oversees eavesdropping all along, but may not have known specifics. >> russian leaders denying reports of spying on overseas leaders. they are accused of passing out bugged gift bags at last months g-20 summit. the report by two italian newspapers say delegates were given memory sticks and phone chargers equipped with spyware. it's unclear how many leaders received the bags or used the free bees. >> edward snowden can earn a ticket out of russia if he testifies about spying. germany are investigating reports the u.s. tapped their chancellors phone. snowden is wanted in the u.s. for revealing n.s.a. secrets. ger
not to allow nato supplies to enter the province until they tell us the drone attacks have been stopped. >> pakistan's taliban named a new leaderer. >> what are pakistani leaders accusing the u.s. government of? >> there's two things the pakistani government is accusing the u.s. of doing. one violating pakistani's sav renity, launching a -- sovereignty, launching a military attack without islamabad's permission. the other thing is essentially scuttling - that's the pakistani's word - an effort to broker peace talks with the taliban. with the death of hakimullah mehsud, basically everything that islamabad wanted to try to achieve has been put back to square one. it says as a result the pakistani citizens will be at a higher risk of suffering from taliban attacks within their borders. >> hasn't the pakistani government cooperated with the u.s. and the c.i.a. drone program all along? >> it's widely assumed that the pakistani government has been cooperating - first, with the bush administration, now with the obama administration on this drone strike program. certainly it's been the obama ad
in peshawar in june 2009. there were regular attacks on nato supply convoys heading through the khyber pass for afghanistan. >> because of these attacks hakimullah mehsud was public enemy number one. he taunted the u.s., sitting beside the jordanian suicide bomber who killed seven c.i.a. agents in an attack. hakimullah mehsud's death in a drone strike came a day before peace talks were supposed to start between the pakistani government and the taliban. >> pakistan condemned the use of drones in the country, saying the strike was an attempt to sabotage peace talks with the taliban. >> a plea for help from iraq. the united nations says nearly 1,000 iraqis died in october attacks - most civilians. iraq attributes the violence to al qaeda, which is why iraq's prime minister came to the u.s. to ask personally president obama for help. >> translation: we have a common vision about all the issues we discussed when it comes to diagnosing the return of terrorism and how to count terrorism. >> nouri al-maliki is asking for apache helicopters and he'll fire missiles and counterterrorism support. >> g
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